Company: SCL Health
Location: Grand Junction
Posted on: February 28, 2019
You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as an Echosonographer / Cardiac Sonographer.
You know how to move fast. You know how to stay organized. You know how to have fun.
Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.
St. Marys Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 346-bed regional medical center is in Grand Junction, one of the most beautiful places on earth. Our mission is to bring health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other.
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.
Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.
Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.
Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.
As an Echosonographer / Cardiac Sonographer you need to know how to:
Perform the highest quality imaging consistent with prescribed examination, document deviations
Review and confirm physician orders, and confirm insurance authorization, if required, before performing the exam
Routinely question patient before a procedure to obtain a history and documents all pertinent information
Explain the test to the patient. Instruct and assist the patient before, during and after the exam
Be able to access patient pain or anxiety interfering with imaging procedure, make appropriate physician contact for intervention
Maintain composure during crisis, emergency and high volume situations
Prioritize patients to complete the most critical patients first
Demonstrate good critical thinking and judgment in handling situations not covered in written or verbal instructions
Perform all aspect of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/healthcare errors
Complete appropriate patient hand off activities
Complete PACS tasks, including document scanning and technical notes
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:
At least two (2) years (i.e. Associates Degree) beyond high school, required
American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) or Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI), required within 18 months of start date
Current unrestricted class-appropriate Drivers License and Motor Vehicle record with no infractions in the past three (3) years, required
CPR, required by completion of the unit-specific orientation and before working independently
Minimum of one (1) year experience in ultrasound, required
YOUR NEXT MOVE.
Now that you know more about being an Echosonographer / Cardiac Sonographer on our team we hope youll join us. At SCL Health youll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.
Our facilities do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs, services or activities, or on the basis of sex (gender) in health programs and activities
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